Dr. Brian Whang, MD

Dr. Brian Whang, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Brian Whang, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 502

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 277-7129

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
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more than 65% of peers
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
normal
more than 54% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
more than 53% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Loyola University Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Ny Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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